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DevExpress IDE Tools terminology/key concepts

January 15th, 2011 Comments off

Here is a list of terms often used when talking about IDE tools (including CodeRush, DXCore and Refactor!) for a better understanding of these products. The list is not complete and it is going to be updated from time to time.


Actions associate a name with functionality, which can be triggered using either a keyboard shortcut or a mouse button, and/or placed within a Visual Studio menu. Some actions accept parameters that can change their behavior.

Action Hint

Action hints inform new users about IDE tools features, as they occur by pointing to a location on-screen with a large colored arrow, displaying a short text message.

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